The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 67 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 33 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.32% 3.48% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 6.64% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 44
Average salary £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
375 497 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 49.34% 52.48% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 330 428 453
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) SQL
3 18 (72.00%) Web Services
4 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
5 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (64.00%) MVC
6 15 (60.00%) WPF
6 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
7 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (52.00%) RESTful
9 12 (48.00%) Scrum
10 11 (44.00%) HTML
11 10 (40.00%) CSS
12 9 (36.00%) XML
12 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
12 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
13 8 (32.00%) Windows
13 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
13 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
14 7 (28.00%) XSLT
14 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (24.00%) TDD
15 6 (24.00%) Subversion
15 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
16 5 (20.00%) REST
16 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) HBase
4 2 (8.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (24.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 11 (44.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
5 7 (28.00%) WPF Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Web Engineer
5 7 (28.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 7 (28.00%) C# Web Developer
5 7 (28.00%) Web Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Programmer
6 4 (16.00%) Database Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Database Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) Web Services
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (60.00%) WPF
4 15 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (52.00%) RESTful
6 11 (44.00%) HTML
7 10 (40.00%) CSS
8 9 (36.00%) XML
9 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (28.00%) XSLT
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (20.00%) REST
13 4 (16.00%) Kendo UI
13 4 (16.00%) jQuery
13 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (16.00%) OOXML
14 2 (8.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 2 (8.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile Computing
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) MVC
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 3 (12.00%) OO
8 2 (8.00%) OOP
8 2 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.00%) BDD
9 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 1 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Telerik
Oxford
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